Category Archives: herbs and spices

It’s Time for the Purple Chive Flowers

I love this time of year….when the garden starts to bloom.  And right now, it’s the purple chive flowers. I use them in salads, toppings for deviled eggs, in bouquets, and in little bouquets to garnish cheese platters. How about … Continue reading

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Mint and Parsley Salad

Otherwise known as Tabbouleh, this is a favorite salad in the Middle East. I spent my first two years of university in Beirut, Lebanon, before Tabbouleh was common over here. This mint and parsley salad was just one of the things … Continue reading

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A Profusion of Pots and a Packet of Parsley

The profusion of pots on the gardening shelf in our garage is evidence of my lack of success with orchids, and basically most houseplants. The husband was getting a bit cranky about how much area those little pots were taking up … Continue reading

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